Kao Ly Ilean Her

Regent Ilean Her
District: 
At-Large Representative
Elected: 
2019
Term Expires: 
2025
Residence: 
Maplewood

Kao Ly Ilean Her is the chief executive officer of the Hmong Elders Center, an adult day center serving Hmong seniors in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Previously, she worked in a variety of organizations in government, non-profit, and philanthropic sectors including service as executive director of the State of Minnesota Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans. Her founded several non-profits including Allies for Mentoring Asian Youth, Hnub Tshiab: Hmong Women Achieving Together, and the Heritage Center for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. She has served as a trustee of the Minneapolis Foundation, the Asian Pacific Endowment of the St. Paul Foundation, and Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. Her received a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Hamline University and a law degree from the University of Minnesota.  

Contact: 

600 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
(612) 625-6300